A description of a person who opens a restaurant
An explaination of how hard it is to feed animals
A humorous look at what animals like to eat
A scientific study of the food chain in nature
How hard it is to wait for dinner
How we experience time
Games that last all day
Time moves faster as we grow older
The poet's house
A dead snail
A snail's shell
The snail's head
Being near the sun
Standing in a shadow
Having light shined on you
Being in front of an oven door
An old dog dreams that the city will one day become wilderness.
An old dog dreams that he is human
An old dog dreams of his youth.
An old dog dreams of what he will do when he wakes up.
The dog breathing heavily as he sleeps
The dog choking on his breakfast
The dog catching what he has chased
The dog growing older and slower
Pine trees make whispering sounds in the breeze.
The speaker loves only sounds made by rainstorms.
Clocks sound like they have chickens inside them.
The speaker loves many sounds, but mostly thunder.
"I love the sounds of falling rain"
"I love the sounds of clucking clocks"
"I love the sound of autumn leaves"
"I love the sound of falling rain/ as it strikes my windowpane"
"I love the singing of of the pines/ with eir whispers and their whines"
"I love the sound of autumn leaves/ that rattle as they night wind heaves"
But most of all, I love the drums/that beat whenever lightning comes"
"Old Dog Dreaming" uses simile; "Sounds" does not.
"Sounds" uses rhyme; "Old Dog Dreaming" does not.
"Old Dog Dreaming" uses hyperbole; "Sounds" does not.
"Sounds" uses personifcation; "Old Dog Dreaming" does not.